Apple patents granted on 20 May 2014

49 US patents granted on 20 May 2014 and assigned to Apple

1 D705,245 Display screen or portion thereof with graphical user interface
2 D705,223 Portable display device with graphical user interface
3 D705,176 Connector
4 D705,049 Packaging with electronic device
5 8,732,731 Streaming server administration protocol
6 8,732,611 Graphical user interface for mobile electronic device
7 8,732,600 Browsing or searching user interfaces and other aspects
8 8,732,504 Conserving power by reducing voltage supplied to an instruction-processing portion of a processor
9 8,732,392 Systems and methods for determining the status of memory locations in a non-volatile memory
10 8,732,352 Dynamic allocation of buffers for direct memory access
11 8,732,326 Dynamic adjustments of video streams
12 8,732,284 Data serialization in a user switching environment
13 8,732,269 Methods and apparatuses for transferring data
14 8,732,253 Automatic notification system and process
15 8,732,238 Installing applications based on a seed application from a separate device
16 8,732,180 Recommending media items
17 8,731,942 Maintaining context information between user interactions with a voice assistant
18 8,731,695 Sound synthesis with decoupled formant and inharmonicity
19 8,731,618 Portable electronic device
20 8,731,493 Wireless local area network test system with forced transmit rates during protocol-based testing
21 8,731,491 Interference reduction systems and methods
22 8,731,374 Video format for digital video recorder
23 8,731,225 Wireless communication headset with wired and wireless modes
24 8,731,218 Deformable controller for electronic device
25 8,731,064 Post-processing for decoder complexity scalability
26 8,730,936 Random access channel protocol
27 8,730,890 Apparatus and methods for wireless channel sounding
28 8,730,656 Unitary housing for electronic device
29 8,730,599 Piezoelectric and MEMS actuator
30 8,730,478 Manufacturing and testing techniques for electronic displays
31 8,730,384 Systems, methods, and devices for flash exposure control using preflash statistics
32 8,730,372 Partially lit sensor
33 8,730,257 Color correction of mirrored displays
34 8,730,251 Switching video streams for a display without a visible interruption
35 8,730,229 Devices and methods for zero-bias display turn-off using VCOM switch
36 8,730,196 Integrated touch screen
37 8,730,192 Contact tracking and identification module for touch sensing
38 8,730,179 Integrated touch sensor and solar assembly
39 8,730,177 Contact tracking and identification module for touch sensing
40 8,729,825 Active enclosure for computing device
41 8,729,581 Light guide for LED source
42 8,729,457 Invisible, light-transmissive display system
43 8,729,414 Button assembly with inverted dome switch
44 8,728,269 Methods for containing liquid materials and maintaining part alignment during assembly operations
45 8,727,812 Low profile male connector
46 8,727,802 Generating a synthetic tactile sensation in a connector
47 8,727,593 Displays with rounded-tip turning films
48 8,727,216 Portable memory module with wireless emitter to facilitate the provision of location-dependent services
49 8,726,488 Method of manufacturing a handheld computing device